Stream Partners Program awards more than $104,000 in grants

Thanks to the Stream Partners Program (SPP), 21 organizations across West Virginia received more than $104,000 in grant funding this year to preserve and protect watersheds.

The SPP was launched in 1996 and is a partnership between the Department of Environmental Protection, the Division of Forestry, the Division of Natural Resources, and the West Virginia Conservation Agency. Since its inception, the SPP has awarded more than $2 million in grant funding.

Local recipients of this year’s grant funding are: Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River ($5,000) and Greenbrier River Watershed Association ($5,000).



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